Definition of old-maidship in English:

old-maidship

noun

  • = old-maidhood.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), poet, critic, and philosopher. From old maid + -ship.

Pronunciation

old-maidship

/ˌəʊl(d)ˈmeɪdʃɪp/